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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.3
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Best Vegan Banana Bread

Submitted by: TRAINRIDER

Introduction

Light and fluffy, great for breakfast or a snack! Light and fluffy, great for breakfast or a snack!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    3 bananas
    2 cups flour
    dash of salt
    1 tsp baking powder
    3/4 cup sugar
    2 tbsp oil

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350*F.
Mist a loaf pan with oil.
In a large bowl, mash the 3 bananas with a fork until mostly smooth.
Add oil, and mix throughly.
Add baking powder and dash of salt to the mixture, and stir.
Add flour and stir until combined.
Pour batter into the loaf pan.
Bake for 40 minutes, or until top is lightly golden and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Enjoy this light fluffy banana bread right out of the oven, or after a few days.
I like to spread applesauce and sprinkle cinnamon on top.







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  • Very Good
    34 of 34 people found this review helpful
    I added 1 cap vanilla extract, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, used brown sugar, used 1/4 cup applesauce instead of oil. Bread was great warm, and can't wait to try tomorrow morning toasted for breakfast. Thank you for posting this recipe! - 12/3/08

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  • Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I used whole wheat flour and subbed unsweetened applesauce for the oil in this recipe. it cut out about 40 calories and all the fat and made for a nice sweet bread. it's not as flavorful as traditional banana breads but the recommendation to serve with applesauce and cinnamon makes up for it. - 6/25/07

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  • Good
    10 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I would use a sugar substitute and apple sauce instead of oil. Other wise this is a good banana bread. - 11/25/08

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  • O.K.
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Banana bread with three ripe bananas can easily take less sugar. 1/2 a cup is my recipe and I use Canola oil for all of my baking. My recipe calls for 1/4 cup oil. other than that its the same, grandkids make it and eat it for breakfast with frozen blueberries.Beat ripe nanas to liquid More flavor. - 5/10/10

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  • Very Good
    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I thought this was super easy to make and tasted great! Good for somebody who doesn't normally bake (like myself). - 1/10/09

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  • 8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe just add a half teaspoon of baking soda for a lighter mix. trust me I love making banana bread. just add your own spin to it. - 7/10/08

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! used 1 1/2 C whole wheat flour + 1/2 C Oats instd of 2 C flour. Used 3 tsp Stevia from bulk bin at hlth food store instd of sugar. B/c sugar mass etc not there, I put in 3/4 C unsweet applsauce + 1/2 tsp baking soda as suggstd, + few rasins. Dense + wet baked over hour but Worth It! - 5/22/10

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  • Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I am eating this right now, fresh from the oven. I like it. I will do it again, a little differently, but I like it. I didn't use the whole 2 cups of flour, it made less, plus I made muffins instead of bread. But, definitely worth it. THANKS! - 11/25/08

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I would recommend adding some spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Premixed "pumpkin" spice would be good. Also if you use real sugar try brown sugar. It realy changes the taste and colour. - 7/10/08

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    @SharonFrances: If you add egg whites then it's no longer vegan which is the whole point of this recipe. There are plenty of non-vegan banana bread recipes out there. - 5/10/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This tastes great.Easy to make too. - 11/29/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Thanks, I think it is very good. - 11/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Banana bread isn't my most favorite, but this is good. I like to toast it. Thanks for sharing. - 11/25/08

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this recipe did not say when to add the sugar or what degree to cook it at. Can someone fill in the missing parts for me. - 4/18/08

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Actually, for the record CHP4GOLF - vegan refers to no animal products, and most bread products have either dariy, or eggs in them...so being a vegetarian working towards Vegan, I appreciate the distinction. - 4/18/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this was great and so much simpler than my old recipe - 5/10/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    add some vanilla flavoring - 5/10/10

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    hey thanks.I have been looking for a recipe to use up my overly-ripe banana;s - 11/25/08

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  • O.K.
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make banana bread with splenda - that works!! - 11/25/08

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I make my banana bread with oats instead and only a tablespoon of flour. - 4/21/08

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    ALL BREADS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL SO THIS IS A GREAT RECIPE-AS SOMEONE SAID IT IS GREAT TO BE A VEGAN RECIPE AND NOT HAVE DAIRY OR EGGS AS MOST BREAD RECIPES DO. SORRY I DIDN'T MEAN TO SOUND REDUNDANT. I WILL TRY THIS RECIPE SOON!!!Gracie
    - 4/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is fantastic!! I used whole wheat pastry flour, applesauce instead of oil, and reduced sugar to half a cup. I added a dash of vanilla and cinnamon, too. I ate it with almond butter spread on top, and it was delicious! - 7/21/10

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great - 5/10/10

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have an excellent Banana Bread Recipe, but am always willing to give a new one a try. - 5/10/10

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Not bad. - 5/10/10

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  • 1 of 11 people found this review helpful
    not sure I would try it, I have three grandsons and they are very picky - 5/10/10

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i'm baking this right now! i'm not a baker lets hope for the best! i used pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, applesauce, and stevia..it was too thick with the 2C of flour so thats why i added some apple sauce i'll let you know how it tastes when it's done! - 10/10/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made it with 1C of AP flour and 1/2C of wheat flour and had to add a splash of soymilk at the end because it was so thick. I added some cinnamon sugar on top since I forgot to mix Cinnamon in earlier. It was easy and good but way too sweet and somewhat deflated. I'm going to try to get it right... - 12/11/08

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I must have done something wrong because my bread was not fluffy at all... Maybe because I added raisins and walnuts...(?) It was tasting great though! Thanks for sharing this recipe! :-) - 11/25/08

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  • Bad
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Too much flour! Tasted like flour and was hard & dense. Not a huge fan, sorry! - 7/11/08

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is the best tasting bread..and you don't feel that fullness after having a slice or two.. - 7/10/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I plan on making this today (adding vanilla and cinnamon) and if it needs a little more moisture I'll probably use a bit of white wine that I have leftover. - 4/23/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    it is good but it is heavy next time I will try some of other people's subsitutes and see how it tastes - 4/19/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    avonwithteresa....i would say to bake at 350 degrees.....and add the sugar with the oil,you want it to be mixed in good,before adding flour etc..i am not sure about this one,but think i may give it a try.... - 4/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is the easiest banana bread I've ever heard of! I will make this and I bet I make it over and over. Thanks! - 4/18/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love banana bread . This was simple and all loved it.Will be making it again. - 4/18/08

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  • Bad
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipie didn't turn out at all well for me. Very heavy, and relly floury tasting. I must have done something wrong! - 3/13/07

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  • Use 1/4 to 3/4 cup cup applesauce instead of oil, cook an hour, Use brown sugar substitute, add nuts, vanilla extract, 1 tsp cinnanmon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, or pumpkin spice,only half tsp baking soda - 4/4/13

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  • Pretty good! - 2/25/13

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  • I made this with Coconut flower and sub. sugar and I added sugar free chocolate chips and applesauce instead of oil. - 1/5/13

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  • keeper.. watch for adding too much sugar to your daily intake. Good for the sweet tooth though. made choice to do applesauce instead of oil and also added raisins and walnuts. Makes 32 mini muffins. 8 to ten minutes at 350 - 8/28/12

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  • It's great to make something my boys love and I can eat too! - 6/19/12

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  • Really nice. I used wholemeal flour and added some blueberries that I had in. Who needs egg! - 5/6/12

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  • I wasn't sure when to add the sugar, but I added it in when I added the flour. There seemed to be too much flour, but I used the recommended amount. Bread was very very thick and dense, but tasted OK. - 10/23/11

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  • This is the first vegan baked product I've ever made and both be and my boyfriend really enjoyed it. The texture was really dense, but I like that in a bread so it was perfect for me. Adding applesauce and cinnamon on top was also a really tasty recommendation. Thanks for sharing :) - 7/30/11

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  • This is the first time that I have made a banana bread without eggs. I substituted the flour with whole wheat flour and brown sugar for the white. I also added a tsp of cinnamon and used sea salt instead of regular salt. My boyfriend who's a chef was impressed. - 9/4/10

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  • This just might be what I have been looking for! - 7/17/10

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  • love this thank you - 7/16/10

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  • I WANT TO TRY THIS. IT SOUNDS GOOD. I LOVE BANANA BREAD. LUCY HAYES - 7/16/10

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  • For those who made some naive comments about what's with the "vegan" in the title: "vegan" means no animal products. Most banana bread recipes include eggs, maybe butter, too - both are animal products, hence, not vegan. This recipe has only plant-based ingredients, thus vegan. - 7/16/10

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  • I cant wait to try this recipe - 7/16/10

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  • Sounds good, especially with all the "changes" to try. As for what is Vegan? That's what a computer is for...look it up - do a general online search. - 7/16/10

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  • Great - 7/16/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I cant wait to try this recipe. - 6/8/10

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  • This was the first time I've made banana bread it was pretty good. However, I did not use the entire sugar, I did it to taste. I also added in some ground cinnamon to taste. I enjoyed the chewiness of the bread. - 6/8/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will try this, it sounds great and should taste wonderful. - 6/5/10

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  • I added cinnamon and baked according to the recipe. Mine was tasty but came out heavy and kind of flat. Might add baking soda as well like someone else suggested. - 6/3/10

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  • I added some of the suggested ingredients plus raisens; the flavor was good but it was like a lump of baked dough. Don't know if it was something I did or the recipe but I'll stick to my own recipe. Thanks - 6/3/10

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  • This recipe was GREAT! My boyfriend, who is a vegetarian, absolutely loved it!! - 5/24/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good - 5/18/10

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  • I made this & followed the suggestions for adding spices...it was just ok, not the best...thanks for the recipe! - 5/16/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will be trying, thanks. - 5/14/10

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  • I made this recipe substituting applesauce for the oil to eliminate the fat calories. My husband loved it. He couldn't even tell it was a healthier version of an old favorite.
    Thanks for sharing! - 5/11/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    No thanks - 5/10/10

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds yummy! - 5/10/10

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  • tasty - 5/10/10

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  • im diabetic so i would use whole wheat flour, splenda applesauce(NO OIL) and allspice or apple pie spice - 5/10/10

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    What is vegan about it? Isn't banana bread, banana bread? - 5/10/10

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    What is vegan about it? Isn't banana bread, banana bread? - 5/10/10

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I just tried it...delicious! - 5/10/10

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  • Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sounds great, will try later - 5/10/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i just made it i added some cocoa powder on top just for more flavor - 1/22/10

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  • O.K.
    0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    It's sounds easy,i will try for my kids - 12/2/08

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  • 0 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Sounds simple and delicious.. Will try it sometime soon.. - 11/26/08

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    wow..frankly, hard to believe it has that little sodium in it. - 11/25/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    sounds good - 11/25/08

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  • 0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Making this for Thanksgiving or Christmas. - 11/25/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    i'll give it a try! - 11/25/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    your recipe caught my eye because it has no eggs in it. will definately have to try it. looks easy. thanks for sharing. - 11/25/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I have not tried it yet, but the ingredients makes me want to try it. - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I will try this. - 7/10/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Must say, I enjoy reading some of your comments.....had a good chuckle.
    This sounds good but sounds like too much flour!
    Thank you for sharing. - 7/10/08

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  • Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I'll try it with some of the substitutions--sounds good! - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I've made lots of banana bread like this recipe. You might try adding whites of one egg for added protein and use spelt flour (as some people with gluten intolerance can do ok with the low gluten content in spelt). Add a couple tablespoons of oat bran. Add a bit of water if "batter" seems dry - 7/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    would use suger substitute - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm going to take into account the suggestions and try this bread. For ppl who are new to making bread this recipe sounds really easy. - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Will try this recipe but by substituting 4 tbsp unsweetened applesauce instead of oil and sugar substitute instead of real sugar drops the calorie content down to 126/per slice! - 7/10/08

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  • THIS IS A GOOD RECIPE - A KEEPER - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    will try it today with some of the suggestions made - 7/10/08

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  • nice and easy - 7/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'll have to try this! Can't get any easier...Thanks.
    Peace - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I will try this. Sounds great! - 7/10/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is heavy but it is good...slice it thin and enjoy a little. - 4/21/08

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  • 0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    realy bad! - 4/21/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sounds good - 4/18/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I luv nana bread - 4/18/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    will try - 4/18/08

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  • 0 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Kinda redundant saying Vegan banana bread. Almost like saying Fat free Water. - 4/18/08

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I like reading comments to see how others make recipes - 4/18/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yummy!! - 4/18/08

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